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  1. February 16, 2012

    by , 02-16-2012 at 09:07 AM
    Hello everyone. I have been way to busy.

    My elbow is on the back burner for now, still cannot find a surgeon near me.

    And my Dear sweet mom is having open heart surgery as soon as we get her scheduled. Replacing her aortic valve. SO sad. But she is so healthy so she will be fine. And all the family will be there.

    I am having a quilt retreat March 8,9, 10, same weekend as the Dallas Quilt show. DIdn't plan it that way. I won a half price retreat at Alford ...
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  2. My 2012 Quilt Journey

    by , 02-16-2012 at 07:32 AM
    This year I felt a desire to document my quilt journey. I am embarking on two postage stamp quilt adventures and perhaps I felt that if I do so (document), I would be sure to complete them in some form. Also, I have collected a few finished quilt tops waiting to be turned into quilts for awaiting family and friends. I am not one that likes to have a lot of unfinished projects lying around so something had to be done. Plus I have a couple of quilt orders that need to be finished and I have had friends ...

    Updated 03-05-2012 at 07:47 AM by Havplenty

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  3. Binding is sewn on the back of the quilt

    by , 02-16-2012 at 02:02 AM (annthreecats ~~~my blissful crafting journey~~~)
    Last night I sewed the binding to the back of the quilt. I had a little trouble with the joining of the binding at the end because I have not learned how to do the 45 degree angle join yet. I usually just push the two ends together with a straight edge on the potholders and wallhangings I have done. I wanted this quilt to be right, so I used a youtube video and worked on joining the binding last night for over an hour. It was an experience and I learned a lot.

    Tonight I will ...
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  4. Updated Pictures of my 6 babies-LH Miniature Dachshunds

    by , 02-15-2012 at 08:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by verna2197 View Post
    5 of them now have their eyes open, they are starting to move around in the whelping pen. They are just to precious!
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  5. I ♥ Applique' - Raw Edge Machine Applique'

    by , 02-15-2012 at 06:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by doowopddbop View Post
    Just in time for Valentine's Day

    Updated 02-15-2012 at 06:34 AM by doowopddbop

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  6. What I've been working on

    by , 02-15-2012 at 04:50 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by gellybean402 View Post
    This is the quilt that I quilted the first 3 rows and realized my tension was off. I had to rip out all three rows which the first row was meandering and then I couldn't get the quilt to go back on the frame right. After a little bit of praying and a little bit of swearing, I was able to get it back on the frame and finish it! This is for a co-worker who commissioned me to make it for her. I quilted it with my Voyager 17 and used Hobbs polydown batting. Thanks for all the suggestions on how
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  7. From a big old box of scraps

    by , 02-15-2012 at 04:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Caroline S View Post
    Ditto Tartan. Number 1 is my favorite. What fun it would be to "play" in someone elses scrap box.
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  8. Looking for zippers

    by , 02-14-2012 at 09:46 AM
    I am looking for some long plastic zippers to make quilt leaders.
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  9. Radioactive Snow?

    by , 02-14-2012 at 05:53 AM
    I subscribe to Dutchsinse on Youtube and have followed him for over a year and have to say that he gives really excellent reporting on earthquakes and wild weather predictions due to HAARP rings. He predicted the horror in Joplin, MO a couple of days before it happened. Over the last two days he has been measuring radioactive properties of the snow in St. Louis. The news is NOT good. Think about it. The earthquake at Fukushima happened just about a year ago and all the mess has been drifting our ...
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  10. Happy Valentine's Day! Pondering Projects and Greeting New Members

    by , 02-14-2012 at 04:53 AM
    Good morning. Hope you take the time to find some love around you today. Remember, the more you give, the more you get.

    And in that vein, I just remembered that I've been remiss in welcoming new members to the board. I do recall that when I joined there were lovely people who took a moment to greet me so for Valentine's Day, I decided to visit the new members thread and spread the quilty love. No time to do them all, but I will try to do two or three each day. How about you?
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